end of year 2013

Sandy Hook School memorial. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Lockdowns, Derailments, Busways & the Aftermath of Sandy Hook: CT’s Top News Stories in 2013

2013 was a big year with big headlines here in Connecticut. Here are WTIC 1080’s top stories of the last 12 months.


A view of the scene with a U.S. Capitol Police car and a black Infinity after a shooting on Capitol Hill on Oct. 3, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Capitol Crashers, Comedy Walk-Offs & The Great Gun Debate: CT’s Top Talkers For 2013

From the debates sparked by the tragic shooting at Newtown, to the Capitol crasher to Dave Chappelle’s anti-Hartford act, lots of major stories this year stemmed back to Connecticut. Here is WTIC 1080’s look at the ten most discussed stories of the year.


UConn Women, President Obama (Photo credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

New Looks, New Champs & Some Shockers: CT’s Top Sports Stories In 2013

WTIC 1080 makes their picks for the ten biggest moments in CT sports this year.


Items found on or in close proximity to shooter’s body at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Photo from States Attorney's report.

AP’s Top 10 Connecticut News Stories For 2013

A look at the top 10 stories in Connecticut in 2013.


This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

AP’s Top National News Stories For 2013

Here are the top 10 stories of 2013, in order, as voted by members and customers of The Associated Press.


Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Top 10 Sports Figures Who Should Have Kept Their Mouths Shut In 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game


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Most Talked About Sports Events of 2013

Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.


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4 Best Fashion Moments of 2013

A year in fashion has its highs, lows, knockouts and blunders and 2013 was no exception. Take a look back at the best fashion had to offer in 2013.


The Rise Of ‘Duck Dynasty,’ The Super Bowl Blackout, And The Knockout Game: Top Talkers Of 2013

From the rise of a redneck family, to the lights going out during the biggest football game of the year and the proposed ban of Big Gulps, 2013 has seen it’s share of headlines that got the public talking. Here are CBS Local’s top talkers of 2013.


Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]